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Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, March 15

by | Mar 15, 2023 | Featured: Features, Hopkinton Today

Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a photo and video of the day.

Leading off the Select Board roundup, the board on Tuesday voted to support an intermunicipal agreement with Southborough to purchase water for Hopkinton. Also, DPW Director John Westerling provided an update on the weekend water main break on Wood Street that led to dirty water in residents’ homes.

Following their first-place finish in the Hopkinton High School Science Fair on March 1, the team of Dylan Striek, Rylee Blair and Disha Mudenur captured second place at the March 10 regional Science Fair at WPI with their project titled “Electrolytic Extraction of Dawsonite from Ocean Water: Efficient Saltwater Mineral Recovery through Electrolysis.”

The Board of Health met Monday evening to discuss when a hearing can be held on the adoption of the amended state product regulations for tobacco sales and to announce progress made on the Health Department’s strategic plan.

The Hopkinton Garden Club’s Speaker Series presents Your Beautiful Earth-Friendly Garden” on Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (upstairs room) as well as on Zoom.

This week’s Real Estate Transactions includes one property, on Wood Street.

Town meetings tonight include the Upper Charles Trail Committee (6:30), Youth Commission (7) and Historic District Commission (7:15).

Photo of the Day: Snow falls on Winter Street on Tuesday afternoon as part of a storm that forced the closing of town offices.

Snow on Winter Street

PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO

1 Comment

  1. Stephen D Small

    Looks like 2 inches of snow (not even requiring a plow) shut down Hopkinton.
    Yikes!